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April 12, 2017

At Blackburn Center, we envision a world free from domestic and sexual violence and other forms of violence. We can all work toward making this vision a reality through taking action in our own lives. As we discussed in a previous blog post, What Can YOU Do?, there are...

April 20, 2016

Our 2016 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes was an absolutely fantastic day!  The weather was perfect — warm and sunny — and we had a record turnout:  1,138 walkers!  We are so impressed with how many of you came to support our event and our mission — and yes, we hope for e...

April 6, 2016

We are less than 2 weeks away from our signature event, Walk A Mile In Her Shoes®!  This year, we are hoping to see more than 1,000 men, women and children at our walk — raising awareness, taking the pledge, and with some luck, enjoying a beautiful spring day!

 

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March 23, 2016

Next month, Blackburn Center will be hosting its signature event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes at St. Clair Park in Greensburg.  As with our previous Walks, the cornerstone of this event will be the Pledge to End Gender Violence.  This pledge was inspired by Jackson Katz’s...

July 1, 2015

As the Fourth of July approaches, many of us reminiscence about what it means to be an American. There is a lot to love about our country, and many things that make America great. But despite this, we struggle to overcome certain problems.  One of the primary challenge...

June 17, 2015

When you think of Father’s Day, what comes to mind? Meat on the grill, beer in the fridge, and gifts of bad ties and golf clubs?  But Father’s Day doesn’t have to be limited to just that…what if we changed that standard view of Father’s Day with a new version, where fa...

May 6, 2015

This past Saturday, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. fought Manny Pacquiao in what was billed as the Fight of the Century.  16,507 people watched the match live, paying upwards of $40,000 for ringside seats, and it is estimated that well over 2.5 million people bought the fight o...

April 15, 2015

We are just a few days away from our signature event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes! If you haven’t registered yet, you have just a few days left to do so — online registration will close on Friday at 9 a.m.  But don’t worry — you can always register in person at St. Clark...

March 25, 2015

 

Our annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event is one of Blackburn Center’s signature opportunities to showcase the role that men can – and do – play in supporting our vision of communities free from domestic and sexual violence. While our walkers include women and childre...

January 14, 2015

If you follow us on social media or read our blog, you’ve seen that phrase hundreds of times:  “rape culture.”  It’s become a shorthand term in modern culture for any number of societal issues involving violence against women…but what exactly does it mean? In the first...

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